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Round Robin Book Spread

Posted in Artist Books, Books, collage, Uncategorized with tags , , , on July 8, 2012 by madelincwolf

Spread for Anne

Last week we had our Artist Leadership Network meeting.  We are swapping small blank books with each other every month.  This is the spread that I did for my friend Anne.  The Buddha face  is from one of her postcards used with her permission.  I love her artwork!  you can see her artwork at  http://annesartstudio.com .  The fold at the bottom can be flipped down to see more writing.  We are having a great time working in each other’s books.  I highly recommend this form of art play!

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Giveaway Items and Quilting Finished

Posted in Books, Boxes, Give Away, Quilting, Quilts with tags , , , , , , , , on January 23, 2012 by madelincwolf

Giveaway #1

These are the giveaway items won by Sara C. of Scrapbasket in my first ever Giveaway.  I just thought that you might like to see them in their finished state.  Sara, as it happens, is a fellow quilter and creative type whom I have known for  quite a number of years.  Her quilts are a mix of traditional and contemporary and everything in between.  She has an eye for color and imaginative use of prints.  In fact, I just finished quilting one of her quilts last week shown below.  Now, don’t get the idea that the drawing was rigged.  In truth, I know many of my subscribers personally.  Who knows, one of you whom I don’t know could be next.  Let’s see those comments!

Sara’s Africa Quilt

And The Winner Is…

Posted in Books, Boxes, Give Away with tags , , , , , , , on January 1, 2012 by madelincwolf

First of all, thanks to everyone who subscribes to my blog!  I plan to run more give aways in 2012, so stay tuned.

And now, drumroll please!!  Congratulations! The winner of the Coffee Cup Holder and a beautiful, inked  Book Box complete with a blank accordion book inside is Scrapbasket.  

Please get in touch with me within 5 days to arrange receipt of your gift.   (If I don’t hear from you , another name will be drawn)  I will post a photo after delivery so as not to spoil the surprise.

Winner was chosen by random drawing.

It’s About Time!

Posted in altered books, Artist Books, Books, Challenges with tags , , , , , , on August 16, 2010 by madelincwolf
Altered Book Spread

ALN challenge: It's About Time

Deadlines come and deadlines go.  I am always glad when they are extended.  Our Artist Leadership Network challenge for July, picked by me, dealt with our feelings about time.  Never enough, rushed,finding time, making time, time out, all out of time: the list goes on.  I chose to do a two page “spread” in a very old book whose pages are oxidized and starting to crumble.  I picked various words from the text and made “found” poetry. Crayon, Pigma pen, Sharpie and gesso were used and then the collage elements were added.  I am pleased with how my first altered book spread turned out!

First upload of a book page

Posted in Books on August 31, 2009 by madelincwolf

The Path from an accordion book I am trying an upload of a photo of an accordion book         page that I made some time ago for my friend Elizabeth.     I guess I will have to see if I like the results!